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The Library Presents: The Puppet Van Presents… The Lost Colour

Saturday 19 June 2021
Cherry Hinton Hall Park, Cherry Hinton Rd, Cambridge CB1 8DW

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An outdoor puppet extravaganza by Half a String Puppet Theatre. The Lost Colour is a show exploring the joyful explosion of vibrant colour and paint. Through stunning puppetry and an energy-fuelled performance all on top of a van, join this race to create the most potent pigmented pink paint imaginable.

‘Such a clever concept, and well executed on the roof of the van’ ‘My children and I loved the show! It made us all smile and laugh out loud.’ Audience member comments from Littleport

Suitable for : Families with children 5+ years,

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Covid Guidance:

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our outdoor activities. We ask you to follow this guidance: Provide correct contact information when booking your ticket for Test and Trace purposes and so we can contact you if an event is cancelled. Ticket Places must be booked in advance.

• Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before the activity start time.

• Please follow the direction of stewards who will guide you to socially distanced seats.

• Our volunteers will disinfect chairs before and after use. If you prefer to bring your own chair/cushion or to stand you are welcome to do so.

• At all times please remain at least 2 metres away from others not in your group.

• You are encouraged to wear a face covering unless exempt under government guidance.

• Please do not attend if you or a member of your household have Covid symptoms or have tested positive for coronavirus, or if you have been told to self-isolate. Please cancel your ticket if you cannot attend as places are strictly limited.

To reduce transmission risks, we will NOT be offering refreshments at any of our activities and most events will NOT have toilet facilities available.

Most activities have been shortened to reflect this.

Please note: All activities are subject to government guidance which may change after this brochure has gone to press. If an artist needs to travel, their availability may be affected by

travel and quarantine restrictions. Please check for Covid guidance updates

Travel and Parking Information:

Cherry Hinton: We encourage people to use public transport, walk or cycle to the venues wherever possible. If you are driving to the venue we advise that you park at Cherry Hinton Hall public car park, spaces are limited and the car park is used by general visitors to the park. The car park is located in Cherry Hinton Road. The car park type is open air/surface. There is/are 6 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park. The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 500cm x 600cm (16ft 5in x 19ft 8in). The nearest Blue Badge bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the park entrance.

Accessibility Information:

The event is taking place on the playground area behind the international school in the main park, some seating will be on the tarmac some will be on the grass area. Those who book disabled tickets will be given a space on the tarmac unless grass is preferred. The park or garden does have footpaths. The path(s) has a / have tarmac surface(s).The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users. There are easy slopes on the paths. There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest. Where access would be over grass we will provide matting to ease access.  The toilets for the event are the public toilets for the park - information on the specifics of the toilet facilities can be found at

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Running time:

20 minutes